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Useful information on Barclays Closing & our Post Office in W.H.Smith

Using your Barclays paying in slip (+special envelope at PO counter) you can pay in your cheque, it might take a little longer to be credited to your account but better than going all the way to Newbury!!! You should also be able to withdraw cash using your Debit card and with a pre-authorised encashment service, cash a cheque.


HANG Up on callers asking questions about your bank account, then ring your bank using a different phone and the number on the back of your debit /credit card.
IGNORE emails from your bank if they contain spelling mistakes or poor grammar and do not give your proper name or request personal information.
NEVER EVER Click on links in emails or text messages that claim to be from your bank.
CHECK your bank statements , if anything wrong phone number on back of Credit Card


The Trustees of the Hungerford & Camburn Educational Foundation

(set up by a legacy from the first Headmaster of Hungerford School) have awarded
grants to eleven students from Hungerford to assist with furthering their education.

Thanks must go to the following for their generous support of this local charity : The Town & Manor of Hungerford, Hungerford Town Council, Gerald Ward Charitable Trust, Chain and the Fire Services Charity

Barbara Barr
Chairman Hungerford & Camburn Educational Foundation Aug 2018

Befriending in Hungerford

The Befriend West Berkshire project aims to help local people over 50 years old who are at risk of becoming socially isolated.

If you would like further information about accessing the service or if you would like to consider becoming a befriender
please contact:

Catherine Wooliston, Village Agent on 07717 133021 or
Simone Foster, Project Co-Ordinator on
01635 49004 or 07902 034874.

All Aboard!

is a new group, offering a time to chat and play board games over a cup of tea.

We meet in the lounge at Redwood House on the third Thursday each month from 2-4pm. Everyone is welcome, whether you live at Redwood House or not - please let us know if you would need transport to attend.

We are also arranging other activities for the first Thursday of each month such as speakers, quizzes and outings.

For more details or to book your space on the Handybus, please speak to
Catherine (Village Agent) 07717 133021 or Sue 07922017464.

Run by volunteers, we are very grateful for the financial support of Sovereign Housing Association Communities In Action Fund.

Dates for your diary – all welcome:

6th September – trip to Cotswold Wildlife Park – places MUST be booked in advance
20th September – Board Games at Redwood House
4th October – Quiz at Redwood House
18th October – Board Games at Redwood House
8th November – Guest Speaker Richard Froud – Farming Life in the Wantage area
15th November – Board Games at Redwood House

The Hungerford Cancer Support Group
would like thank everybody who donated to their coffee morning in June.

We raised a total of £500.00 for the "Rosemary Appeal",
which will be match funded to £1000.00.